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Using AutoCorrect to Fix Common Problems
because some countries have different spellings than others for the same language. For
example, in the United Kingdom, s substitutes for the American z in words like realise /
realize , so if you use the wrong editing language, words will be marked as misspelled when
they really aren’t. The Language setting is also used by some of the research tools, which
are covered later in this chapter.
To mark a passage of text as a certain language (and country if applicable), follow these
steps:
1. Select the text that you want to mark. To mark text on more than one slide,
select the text from the Outline pane in Outline view.
2. Click Review
Language
Language
Set Proofing Language. The Language
dialog box opens.
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3. Select the language and country from the list, as shown in Figure 7.9.
FIGURE 7.9
Select a language for the text.
4. (Optional) To set a certain language as the default, select it and click Default;
then click Yes to confirm.
5. Click OK.
Using AutoCorrect to Fix Common Problems
With AutoCorrect, PowerPoint can automatically correct certain common misspellings and
formatting errors as you type. For example, one of the AutoCorrect actions that is already
set up by default is to change teh to the . To access AutoCorrect and manage the automatic
corrections it makes, follow these steps:
1. Choose File
Options.
2. Click Proofing.
 
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